PGA News Archive

Saturday, July 28, 2018
Red-hot Keegan Bradley uses three eagles to soar to second place at the Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Keegan Bradley played the last four holes in 6 under, making two of his three eagles Friday, to pull within a shot of the lead in the RBC Canadian Open.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Watch former Alabama QB Greg McElroy react to his hole-in-one
Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy had quite the day on the links. The 2009 national champion aced what is presumably the first hole of his golfing career, judging by the pure excitement of his reaction at least.  
Robert Garrigus shoots 63 for early lead at Canadian Open
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Robert Garrigus made a birdie after a rock saved his ball from water and had a one-stroke lead at 9-under 63 on Thursday when play in the RBC Canadian Open was suspended because of dangerous weather.
Thursday, July 26, 2018
Top 8 golf-based movie quotes
A Quick Nine: Favorite golf movie characters
5 PGA Professionals earn PGA Master Professional status
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – The PGA of America has announced that five PGA Professionals have achieved PGA Master Professional status, the highest educational designation that can be attained within the Association.
Phil Mickelson's college career at Arizona State
Before he was a five-time major winner, Phil Mickelson was arguably the greatest college golfer ever. At Arizona State, Mickelson won 16 of the 51 tournaments he played in, including three NCAA Championships, and he earned 43 top-10 finishes.
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
How pro golf has changed off the tee since 1980 is even more staggering than you might think
Since 1980, play from the tee box has changed drastically in professional golf. To understand exactly how, let’s look at two stats: average driving distance and average driving accuracy (percentage of fairways hit).
We played Fortnite's golf course - here's what happened
Ranking the 5 best golf movies
Happy birthday to Caddyshack. Perhaps the best and most quotable golf movie of all-time turns 38 today. On July 25, 1980, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray and so many others gave us a golf movie classic.
PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua to take role at NBC Sports
Monday, July 23, 2018
Dustin Johnson, Justin Rose tied in race for 2018 PGA Player of the Year Award
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Most players in a playoff at each of the four men's major championships
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Brittany Lincicome holes out eagle to break par at Barbasol Championship
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome missed the cut at the Barbasol Championship after shooting a 1-under 71, failing in her bid to become the first female golfer since 1945 to make the cut in a PGA Tour event.
Friday, July 20, 2018
Feb. 6, 1971: Alan Shepard plays golf on the moon
Talk about an out-of-this-world golf experience.
Junior golfer cards ace and albatross back-to-back
The average golfer has approximately 12,000 to 1 odds to drain an ace. For an albatross — scoring three below par — those odds fall to an improbable 6 million to 1. Carding those two in a row? Now that’s not even worth calculating, right?
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Brittany Lincicome shoots 78 in first round of PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Brittany Lincicome has a huge hole to climb out of if she hopes to make golf history.
Brittany Lincicome becomes sixth woman to play on PGA Tour
LPGA star Brittany Lincicome became the sixth woman to play on the PGA Tour when she teed it up at the Barbasol Championship.
How the golf world reacted to Brittany Lincicome playing the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship
Brittany Lincicome received a sponsor's exemption to play in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship this week, making her the sixth woman to compete in a PGA Tour event, after Babe Didrikson Zaharias, Shirley Spork, Annika Sorenstam, Suzy Whaley and Michelle Wie.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
We explored Fortnite's new nine-hole Lazy Links golf course